Michelle Torres

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Michelle Torres (b. June 27, 1967 in Chicago, Illinois[1]) is a retired American professional tennis player.[2] She is also known as Michelle Casati.


At age 15 Torres played Wimbledon, the French and U.S. Opens.[2] By 1984 she was ranked 17th in the world.[2] That year, at 17, she reach her only two finals on the WTA Tour, winning one at the Florida Federal Open over Carling Bassett and losing the other to Martina Navratilova at the Maybelline Classic.[3]

WTA Tour finals[edit]

Singles: 2 (1–1)[edit]

Winner — Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Virginia Slims (1–1)
Titles by Surface
Hard (1–1)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. September 23, 1984 United States Deerfield Beach Hard United States Martina Navratilova 1–6, 0–6
Winner 1. October 14, 1984 United States Tampa Hard Canada Carling Bassett 6–1, 7–6(4)


  1. ^ "Birthdays in Sport on 27th June". TodayinSport.com. TodayinSport.com. Retrieved 9 October 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c Hanna, Julie (October 25, 1991). "Tennis Was Both Burden, Blessing To Ex-state Champ". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 9 October 2011. 
  3. ^ Sherman, Ed (January 18, 1985). "`Vacation` Is Over For Michelle Torres". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 9 October 2011. 

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